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M.S. in Forensic Psychology - Psychology & Legal Systems

Offered By: Walden University

Explore the many ways you can interact with the court system as you gain a basic understanding of expert testimony, jury selection, and eyewitness testimony. Discover how you can work with police departments or other law enforcement agencies assisting in officer selection and training, stress management, critical incident stress debriefing, hostage negotiations, and selection of special operations officers. Apply current psychological theories and concepts as you identify offenders in a wide range of forensic settings. Prepare for a psychology career in a correctional institution, psychiatric facility, community-based agency, mental health center, child welfare agency, or forensic units in a mental health facility.

The M.S. in Forensic Psychology is not a licensure program and does not prepare an individual to become a licensed psychology professional.